PRIVATE FIRST CLASS EUGENE ROBERT BROWN; U.S. ARMY

November 9, 1924 (Norwalk, CT) – May 29, 1944; 19 years old; unmarried
Last local address: 24 Cross Street, Norwalk
Enlisted on March 3, 1943
Service number: 31326746
34TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 168TH INFANTRY REGIMENT

Killed in Italy. Same unit as Pvt Michael Abruscato.

From history.army.mil: After rest and rehabilitation, the 34th landed in the Anzio beachhead, 25 March 1944, maintaining defensive positions until the offensive of 23 May, when it broke out of the beachhead, took Cisterna, and raced to Civitavecchia and Rome.

Private Brown was originally interred in Italy and was later repatriated here on August 17, 1948. Eugene is buried in Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, New York, Section H, Site 8832.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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